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Elvis at 21 Opening Lecture and Sock Hop Celebration

April 21, 2016 | 6:00 pm

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Put on your poodle skirt or poof up your pompadour to celebrate the opening of Elvis at 21! The evening gets swinging with a talk by exhibition organizer and music photography expert Chris Murray. Then stick around for our scorchin’ sock hop, featuring the best 50s tunes and dancing led by our pals at Savannah Ballroom. And don’t forget to check out the exhibition for your backstage pass to the early life of a legend!

6pm – Lecture
7pm – Sock Hop Celebration
Members free | Non-members $12.
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Chris Murray is founder and director of Govinda Gallery, the leading gallery in the world for photographs related to contemporary music. He has organized more than 200 major exhibitions of paintings, drawings, and photographs and has received critical accolades in Rolling Stone, The Washington Post, American Photo, and Vanity Fair. Murray wrote the introduction to the book Elvis 1956. He has lectured at venues around the country, including the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Details

Date:
April 21, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm
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Venue

Jepson Center
207 W York St
Savannah, 31401 United States
Phone:
912-790-8800